Sony unveils details about the relaunch of Playstation Mobile, known as Playstation Suite before – 30 new games and more certified devices. Will this be Sony’s big break into the mobile market?
Apple roughed the feathers of Samsung last week in the first week of the trial, but last week Samsung went on the offensive, accusing Apple of patent infringement not only against some of their patents, but also against other companies, showing evidence of prior art for the multi-touch technology.
Sony is about to introduce 3 new unlocked handsets in US: Sony Xperia Acro S, Sony Xperia Tipo Dual and Sony Xperia Advance. Will this be Sony’s chance to gain momentum in the US market, or will the attempt fail because the phones are not going to be subsidized by carriers?
Vivante claims to be the first GPU manufacturer in the market with a shipping OpenGL ES 3.0 and OpenCL 1.1 mobile GPU, beating Samsung’s Mali T604 to the punch.
Gartner’s data for the June quarter shows that Samsung and Apple saw biggest gains in sales compared to a year ago, Huawei and ZTE also gained, while HTC, LG, RIM, Nokia and everyone else saw a decline in sales compared to the same time last year. More after the break.
Rumors say that Motorola is getting ready to launch its next-gen RAZR smartphones this October, although delays may push the launch back a little. The new phones will be called RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD, and unlike the launch of the original versions — which came with a three-month lag — it looks like Motorola has learned from their mistake and it’s launching both devices at the same time..But will these devices be enough to make Motorola competitive again with the other top Android manufacturers?
HTC has been releasing the kernel source code for their devices months after releasing the devices. If you’re a custom ROM user on HTC devices, you can help convince HTC to release source codes earlier by signing this petition.
The long rumored Hayabusa smartphone will be called the Sony Xperia TX once unveiled at Sony’s August 29 event, just before IFA. It looks like it’s going to be an impressive event, but will a new flagship Xperia smartphone help Sony make a comeback in the smartphone market?
Nvidia saw its profit double in Q2 2012, thanks to the high demand for Tegra 3 chips. The growth in sales for Nvidia’s mobile chips are compensating for Nvidia’s slow decay into irrelevance in the PC market, as manufacturers are replacing most Nvidia’s GPU’s in laptops with Intel’s integrated graphics chips. However, Nvidia might still be the one to have the one to emerge as winner against Intel with the fast growth of the mobile industry.
The Karbonn Smart Tab 1 was one of the very first tablets to get Jelly Bean, and it was the first Jelly Bean device in India. Now custom ROM developers can start working on porting Jelly Bean to other MIPS-powered devices, as MIPS has just released the Jelly Bean source code for the platform.